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I stayed at the host hotel last year, & didn't really see or hang with anyone... either I was too shy or we all were too busy.  As long as the place hosting our judges is supported by being full, I'm happy.
I have goats to milk, so we'll have to limit our trip to Saturday.  How many are staying for the banquet? 
And... is Velvet Creamery still as good as they were last year?  We might "have to" go there again.

Growing organic barley fodder for chickens & goats...pics coming! (plastic trays from work, that held prefilled saline syringes), drilled out, soak barley with a squirt of bleach or ACV, for 2 days, rinse 2x day, stack trays together til day 3, then open to air, feed out to chickens day 4-5, goats day 6-7.

Barley from www.azurestandard.com, ACV from Manzana Apple Products in Sebastopol

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Growing organic barley fodder for chickens & goats...pics coming! (plastic trays from work, that held prefilled saline syringes), drilled out, soak barley with a squirt of bleach or ACV, for 2 days, rinse 2x day, stack trays together til day 3, then open to air, feed out to chickens day 4-5, goats day 6-7.

Barley from www.azurestandard.com, ACV from Manzana Apple Products in Sebastopol

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You think I'll be able to find a nice couple of bantams for my son to use in showmanship? I've never had bantam anythings before. I'm not sure what to look for. The Modern Games are nice but I don't really care for the dubbing. I'd love to get into bantam Wyandottes, but I'm not set up for more than a pair of birds, and I'd want more of those. Besides, they seem a little pudgy to walk around on the showmanship tables. Any other suggestions?

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I lost my whole flock due to poor biosecurity. Read about it here: Infectious Laryngotracheitis, and learn from my mistakes so it doesn't happen to you.
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Originally Posted by CowgirlJules 

You think I'll be able to find a nice couple of bantams for my son to use in showmanship? I've never had bantam anythings before. I'm not sure what to look for. The Modern Games are nice but I don't really care for the dubbing. I'd love to get into bantam Wyandottes, but I'm not set up for more than a pair of birds, and I'd want more of those. Besides, they seem a little pudgy to walk around on the showmanship tables. Any other suggestions?


There will be all kinds of bantams for sale at this show. Try to look at them early Saturday. You will have many choices.

Walt

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I am so looking forward to getting some layers to add to my flock.  I plan to be there early Saturday.  Well as early as I can.      hmm


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post #125 of 403
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Originally Posted by fowlman01 
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Originally Posted by CowgirlJules 

You think I'll be able to find a nice couple of bantams for my son to use in showmanship? I've never had bantam anythings before. I'm not sure what to look for. The Modern Games are nice but I don't really care for the dubbing. I'd love to get into bantam Wyandottes, but I'm not set up for more than a pair of birds, and I'd want more of those. Besides, they seem a little pudgy to walk around on the showmanship tables. Any other suggestions?


There will be all kinds of bantams for sale at this show. Try to look at them early Saturday. You will have many choices.

Walt


This is probably one of the Best Shows in CA for buying birds. Bantams are always popular and there are always some good ones!

Hi i'm Ryan. I breed and show the following..
Ducks: White, Black, Blue, Ripple ,and Chocolate Muscovies, Pekins, and Rouens
Geese: Brown Egyptians and Africans
Chickens: Rhode Island Reds, White Rocks, Buckeyes, and Ko Shamo

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Hi i'm Ryan. I breed and show the following..
Ducks: White, Black, Blue, Ripple ,and Chocolate Muscovies, Pekins, and Rouens
Geese: Brown Egyptians and Africans
Chickens: Rhode Island Reds, White Rocks, Buckeyes, and Ko Shamo

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post #126 of 403

Have you ever thought about seramas or cochins or even cornish bantams they are all easy breeds to work with .

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You think I'll be able to find a nice couple of bantams for my son to use in showmanship? I've never had bantam anythings before. I'm not sure what to look for. The Modern Games are nice but I don't really care for the dubbing. I'd love to get into bantam Wyandottes, but I'm not set up for more than a pair of birds, and I'd want more of those. Besides, they seem a little pudgy to walk around on the showmanship tables. Any other suggestions?

" The great thing about not telling a lie . is you don't have to remember what you said!"          If i must choose to make a dollar or a friend , I will choose the friend every time . " JP"  My mentor        Home of  "West Slope Seramas"

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" The great thing about not telling a lie . is you don't have to remember what you said!"          If i must choose to make a dollar or a friend , I will choose the friend every time . " JP"  My mentor        Home of  "West Slope Seramas"

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post #127 of 403
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Originally Posted by CowgirlJules 

You think I'll be able to find a nice couple of bantams for my son to use in showmanship? I've never had bantam anythings before. I'm not sure what to look for. The Modern Games are nice but I don't really care for the dubbing. I'd love to get into bantam Wyandottes, but I'm not set up for more than a pair of birds, and I'd want more of those. Besides, they seem a little pudgy to walk around on the showmanship tables. Any other suggestions?


My advice is to get the lightest birds you can. Mt daughters (5 & 7) both used bantam Cochins for showmanship at the last show and they were to heavy to hold for a long time. We broke down and bought 2 modern games. Uggly but they work!

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post #128 of 403
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Originally Posted by mycutekitties 
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Originally Posted by CowgirlJules 

You think I'll be able to find a nice couple of bantams for my son to use in showmanship? I've never had bantam anythings before. I'm not sure what to look for. The Modern Games are nice but I don't really care for the dubbing. I'd love to get into bantam Wyandottes, but I'm not set up for more than a pair of birds, and I'd want more of those. Besides, they seem a little pudgy to walk around on the showmanship tables. Any other suggestions?


My advice is to get the lightest birds you can. Mt daughters (5 & 7) both used bantam Cochins for showmanship at the last show and they were to heavy to hold for a long time. We broke down and bought 2 modern games. Uggly but they work!


Oh and sorry all you moden game people for calling them ugly. I'm sure u think the same about my bantam Polishes.

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http://www.facebook.com/HeavenlyFeatheredFarms
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post #129 of 403

Your little Polishes are adorable x 10!

Don't miss the new Nevada thread pages here!  These pages are in their infancy so don't hesitate to send me suggestions for additions or improvements.  Just be kind... I'm old and technologically challenged.     LOL

 

All things Nevada.

 

New Nevada recipe pages here.

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Don't miss the new Nevada thread pages here!  These pages are in their infancy so don't hesitate to send me suggestions for additions or improvements.  Just be kind... I'm old and technologically challenged.     LOL

 

All things Nevada.

 

New Nevada recipe pages here.

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post #130 of 403
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Originally Posted by CowgirlJules 

You think I'll be able to find a nice couple of bantams for my son to use in showmanship? I've never had bantam anythings before. I'm not sure what to look for. The Modern Games are nice but I don't really care for the dubbing. I'd love to get into bantam Wyandottes, but I'm not set up for more than a pair of birds, and I'd want more of those. Besides, they seem a little pudgy to walk around on the showmanship tables. Any other suggestions?


Ok, I have to suggest silkies.  They aren't the smallest of the bantams but super sweet and good with kids.  I don't know anything about the showmanship part of it but I love my silkies. 

Good luck

Julie

 

 

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